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Research Interests

Focuses on American business history. Recent research projects examine the evolution of financial markets during the early twentieth century, with special emphasis on the role of financial intermediaries for firm growth, and on financial crises. She has also studied the long-run trends in executive compensation, the market for managers, and corporate governance.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

… → 2006

Economics, MA, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

… → 2004

Economics, MA, Universidad de San Andrés

… → 2000

Economics, BA, Universidad de San Andrés

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Economics of Organizations
  • Management Compensation

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Executive compensation Business & Economics
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Managers Business & Economics
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Firm growth Business & Economics
Workers Business & Economics
1940s Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 465 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Financial frictions and employment during the Great Depression

Benmelech, E., Frydman, C. & Papanikolaou, D., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 133, 3, p. 541-563 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Depression
Financial frictions
Credit supply
Public debt
Open Access
Economic History
Conference Proceedings
Economic History Association
Economic history

Executive compensation in American economic history

Frydman, C., Jan 1 2018, The Oxford Handbook of American Economic History. Oxford University Press, Vol. 1. p. 289-307 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economic History
4 Citations (Scopus)

In search of ideas: Technological innovation and executive pay inequality

Frydman, C. & Papanikolaou, D., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Financial Economics. 130, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Executive pay
Investment opportunities
Technological innovation
5 Citations (Scopus)

Investment banks as corporate monitors in the early twentieth century United States

Frydman, C. & Hilt, E., Jul 1 2017, In : American Economic Review. 107, 7, p. 1938-1970 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20th century
Investment banks
Information flow